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Limestone false door inscribed for Ankhtef; Ankhtef depicted on both outer jambs, identified as "royal acquaintance, royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu", his wife Djefat represented with him on north outer jamb. // Falsa porta della Mastaba di Ankhtifi, "il conosciuto del re", "sacerdote puro del re", "addetto al culto de Cheope" rappresentato stante sul montante sinistro. La moglie, "la sua amata, Gefat", e' raffigurata con lui sul montante destro.

Details

  • ID
    TUR_S.1846
  • Department
    Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-False Doors
  • Findspot
    Mastaba G 4911
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    176 x 102 x 18.8 cm.; Volume: 0.32 cu. m.; Weight: 832 kg.
  • Credit Line
    Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 - Dynasty 6
  • Individual - Ancient
    Djefat (in G 4911)
  • Object owned by
    Museo Egizio, Turin
  • Owner
    Ankhtef (G 4911)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4911

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Ballerini, Francesco, Notizia sommaria degli scavi della Missione archeologica italiana in Egitto (1903), (manoscritto riprodotto), [non pubbl.], [1903], p. 58

    Curto, Silvio. Gli Scavi Italiani a el-Ghiza (1903). Rome: Centro Per Le Antichitá E La Storia Dell'Arte del Vicino Oriente, 1993, p. 74, fig. 24, pl. XIX.

    Porter, B., Moss, R.L.B., Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs and Paintings, Oxford, 1960, p. 141

    Ranke, Hermann, (die) Agyptischen Personennamen: 1., Verzeichnis der namen, Augustin, Glückstadt, 1935, p. 68

    Schiaparelli, Ernesto, Inventario manoscritto, n. 1846

Photos 4

People 2

Ancient People

  • Ankhtef (G 4911)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 4911. False door (Turin S.1846) inscribed for Ankhtef, identified as [rx nswt wab nswt Hm-nTr xwfw] royal acquaintance, royal wab-priest, priest of Khufu; found in G 4911.
  • Djefat (in G 4911)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Ankhtef (owner of G 4911). Appears on false door (Turin S.1846) inscribed for Ankhtef; found in G 4911.

Institutions 1